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To help demystify PPPs for municipal stakeholders, the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, in partnership with PPP Canada, developed this guide, which covers all the issues important or unique to municipal governments. We encourage you to give it a good going-over!


P3 101 Presentations

These presentations provide an introduction to the structure and benefits of public-private partnerships. They offer a good starting point for determining whether a P3 is a good option for your infrastructure project.

Procurement Docs

These sample RFPs can get you started with either hiring an adviser or beginning a Progressive P3 process.


Progressive Design Build Procurement Guide

The progressive design-build method of delivering infrastructure projects combines the owner’s direct control over project concept and detailed design with the design-builder’s innovation – and creates a single point of accountability. Given the growing popularity of the progressive design-build (PDB) delivery method, the Water Design-Build Council (WDBC) has developed this user-friendly procurement guide, along with a suggested set of request for qualifications (RFQ) and request for proposal (RFP) model documents for conducting PDB procurement effectively and in accordance with best practices.

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Progressive Design-Build combines the benefits of design-build (DB), including single-point of accountability, with the benefits of construction-management-at-risk (CMAR), including preconstruction services and owner input throughout the project execution.

This article covers all the basics.